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CNBC
Dec 4, 2012 7:00pm EST
that obama doesn't want a recession. i beg to differ. he does want that. it is not just me saying this. wow ho ward dean said we are going to get deep cuts and when the republicans get blamed they will come back and extend the bush era rate and it is going along well as far as they are concerned. i feel that mr. obama could be bluffed. i feel like he doesn't want a recession. i will take that. remember, these guys don't think that the economy is going to suffer that much. they think they will take credit. that is how they think. talk about social engineering. what happened to the jack kemp argument. what about empowerment. john f kennedy had the same thing. i don't want to bring some down and some up. i want to bring everybody up. where is that argument? >> and jack kennedy said, if you want to raise tax revenues, you must cut tax rates. the opposite of what obama said. they don't believe it. they want a western european style cradle to grave state. they want to make sure that they preserve it and they want to pay for it. the middle class is going to be nailed and they are going to blame re
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 1:30pm EST
these. they start out kind of begging them and then they get really angry that would bring them down on you and the girl was down on you the confederacy really has a starvation level of food crisis and when that happens they know it's coming. governors and county clerks are writing each other and writing the secretary of war saying you can't take any more food out of the counties for the army. these people are starving. of the women stepped in at the moment to represent communities and they start really attacking the confederate government about the justice of the military policies. the rich man's war and the poor man's fight becomes as well the men are not home, the women step up and they start to rewrite power on the home front into their hands and the notes themselves as powerful constituencies of the state and county officials have to take account of and in the spring of 1863 there is a wave of riots the stores in atlanta and its more than a dozen sweeps the confederacy all by women from like a dozen in richmond to 300 followed by the crowd of a thousand other people, and this is
PBS
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
mistakes, not giving the security that was requested, ignoring these -- begging of the people in an gauzy for extra help. we end up with the first slain ambassador in 30 years, and where does the buck stop? ever heard of who have never been named. there was one name, the others have not been. the secretary of state is not at the hearings because she has an illness and her underlings are their. >> are you suggesting she is taking an illness? >> i am saying she is absent from a hearing where she should have been the one to have taken the responsibility or to explain what the phrase means, but stops here, if it does not stop with her but with underlings. >> i do think the secretary of state has to testify and has to testify not as the department's budget of the future policy, not simply for the resolution of the questions that persist even after the report, which was devastating. at the same time, if she is to have any political ambitions beyond presidential prospects, just in her own self-interest, beyond a national interest, she has to fully explain and put this behind her so that it does
PBS
Dec 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
themselves. >> if they were not here, they would be in the streets begging. if they are not properly looked after, these orphans will be exploited, a threat to the security in the future. bikes with bombs and assassinations still happening in iraq every day, -- >> with bombs and assassinations still hanging in iraq -- happening in iraq every day, the number increases. >> now to a holiday tradition many of us are quite familiar with. millions of people will record their celebrations on everything from cameras to smartphones, but over a century ago it was cutting edge to capture it. one of the first ever family recordings at christmas time has been discovered by curators at the national museum in london. >> this wax cylinder contains events that took place more than 100 years ago. when it was played by curators at the museum in london, this was what they heard. ♪ the recording who was in 1904 of a 7-year-old singing to his family. it is recreated by his great- grandson. the recordings are of the war family who live in north london. cromwell in the middle was ahead of the family. here with h
SFGTV2
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
those nice shrubs need fear to go begging for a garden and have humbaba in his treachery ilk. those plants and flowers were like books everyone could read, not cut and throw away. their different fantastic colors had formed our blood so our veins ran smoothly, our 7 wonders showed. then humbaba made a whirlwind of fire and snow. who crowned him king? who showed him our garden was but a jail? humbaba was great and scary, but not so very strong, though no one could ever conquer him as no one would ever try. time and again, when things grew old, humbaba alone believed himself eternal and young, still powerful, able to defeat all. humbaba didn't want to know one fact: that accumulation will lead to eruptive change. but, sadly, when suddenly he realized it after all, he chose to check its power on all, the tall. he crushed all the shrubs and plants leaving them creeping and broken all over. he damaged the flowers and colors, the flowers withered, their leaves all burned and soon they were throwing their seeds every which way and when the whole orchard changed into a dry, gray waste, humb
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 2:00pm PST
dinner. please, have mercy, they begged. on the street, we meet four boys. they ask if we think it is safe enough for them to go back home. they talk of tanks firing, and seeing other children lose limbs. they say, what they have witnessed have made them all decide to be doctors. to save the victims of war. >> all right, thank you very much, that was cnn's arwa damon reporting from war-torn aleppo, syria. >>> and attackers beg released from duty, often times without prosecution, we'll discuss this disturbing situation straight ahead, but first. >>> a navy seal leaves the service, but still feels a call to serve, now he feels the need to help. >> for me being in the military was one of the greatest experiences of my life. because i was working with incredible men and women, dedicated to serving a purpose larger than themselves. when i served, i did four deployments overseas. in 2003, i came back from a last deployment in iraq, coming back from the al-qaeda targeting cell. when i came home i went to bethesda naval hospital to visit with the returning marines. i asked each of the v
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
all over his hometown of anderson, south carolina, and the surrounding towns basically begging for a kidney. did you think you would get anybody? >> no. i guess not. >> reporter: then why do it? >> i'm trying. i had to do something. >> reporter: it was really just a way to not feel helpless, which is why he was as surprised as anyone when the phone rang. >> i'm willing to donate a kidney to your wife. >> reporter: rang repeatedly. >> we would love to find out how to be tested. >> reporter: hundreds of people who either saw his sign or heard about it volunteered. >> because i have got two of them and i only need one. >> reporter: so far there's been no match but at this point, he has almost certainly recruited enough volunteers and raised enough awareness -- >> i'll take your kidney. >> reporter: -- to save someone, which is fine by his wife. >> if i get a kidney, fine. if i don't, i hope someone else does. >> reporter: that's not good enough for him. >> i know it. >> reporter: that's why larry is still looking, still appealing to the kindness of strangers for the love of his li
CNN
Dec 18, 2012 9:00am PST
provide the people who live here would like us to leave. they want to return some normalcy and that begs that question, when we do go, when we leave this town and when our world continues, we leave all of these people with a brand-new normal and something they're going to have to figure out for themselves what their new normal is going to be like. and i just want to share an anecdote. moments ago a man by the name of joe whalen came here to meet me by the creek and seen the piece run today on cnn. he lives in town not far away. he's a general contract, builds homes in the community. he was so moved by that notion that once we all leave, they will be left alone with their new normal. he didn't know what to do. he said i want to do something. i don't know what to do. and ultimately he came up with a plan and he shared it with me moments ago. he's going to go around town to all of those affected by the tragedy and with some of his colleagues in the building business, he's going repair their homes. whatever he sees needs doing he's going to do it and he's not going to ask for anything in ret
FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 10:00am PST
the security demands were being begged for? >> well, i think it is going to be three areas that she is going to face questions on the benghazi issue. the first is going to be, was she aware of the deteriorating environment and did she know there were cans for more security that were then denied? so did she know what the accountability review board releases last week in their findings blamed on midlevel officials, did it get up to her? that is the first question. the second thing people will want to know why didn't she testify? why didn't she go on the sunday shows like susan rice. >> she was tired. >> i mean, i think they're going to ask her about that. did she agree with the talking points? did she agree with what the is ambassador to the united nations said? i think finally, i think they're definitely going to ask hillary clinton about not just what the environment was like in the run-up to benghazi, but i think they're going to ask her, was she trying to normalize the u.s. posture in libya overall so there wasn't as much military? and why did she want to do that knowing that the situation
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 2:00pm EST
for a stronger ally of the united states in the region, i will agree with you. but i beg to differ because the cheapest aircraft today at the united states in the middle east is in that region. we are in the frontline presenting the same value in same principles. you'll find the source is coming to shores. >> thank you. >> you know, i share your concerns about iran. i worry about it all the time. i think it's real. but growing up jewish, and learned that being jewish also meant caring about the stranger from the bible or the people of king david, but also people of the profits. what i didn't hear in your talk is forgive me, but any kind of humanity towards palestinians. i don't know what you paid to do with them. i don't think he thought about, no offense ap said the solution. does that mean turn gets the west bank. but i know if israel keeps territories commit either stop in a democracy or a jewish state. i know there's problems with houston has come a serious ones. i believe arafat could've made a deal at oslo and there could've been peace. i am not naÏve. but i think the constant build
Current
Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
're giving them exactly what they want. >> eliot: if they live that long. beg argument for believing as he does, which is not a whole lot. let's switch gears, the republicans and their their men for their committees, have they learned nothing of the 19 white old men. this could be a campaign poster for the democratic party. why didn't they have the wisdom to change that. >> because learning is appeasement. this is whiting than an albino troop. it's ludicrous and it goes to show they don't learn. they don't want to learn. they don't value that. >> eliot: you know, i got to disagree with you a little bit. there is movement on immigration. >> yeah a little bit. >> eliot: they're throwing something-- >> in terms of getting votes. >> eliot: correct, but not giving up power. >> no, it's progress for republicans is what matters. they'll man der to our pander to our mexican-american friends just enough to get their votes. >> eliot: maybe you're on to something when they had the convention when they rolled out minority or gender-based individual that they can puts up on the lecturn and say see. >>
MSNBC
Dec 25, 2012 5:00am PST
man, which i still am haunted by the scene that doris paints as he's there begging this young woman to just come work with him. nixon, of course, leaves broken. after that, ford leafs broken, choked up. the morning after his wife has to speak for him. jimmy carter leaves broken. ronald reagan. every single president. george h.w. bush. >> it's a brutal job. >> they all leave broken. >> well, i mean, look at obama, he's not broken but his hair is graying. they visibly age before -- >> joe's not broken. >> but you know what, he refused to leave. remember? bill clinton still in the hanger four months later. >> they're broken when they leave, but then they rehabilitate themselves. i mean, even nixon. you couldn't leave more broken than dicks nixon. he becomes the sage of saddle river, having journalists at the dinner, rewriting history books. even nixon can come back. there is life after the presidency if you handle yourself. but history is like -- >> another reason this is so much fun and so important ultimately is remember the way the founders described -- i think it was washington des
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm EST
-- sheppards begging for perkins to stay alive. >> she's still breathing. please hurry. i don't know how many times he got her. they were arguing -- >> but she's been shot? >> yes. >> okay. right now, is she awake? >> the ambulance is on the way. you hear me? you hear me? cassandra! hey. stay with me! >> belcher and perkins had a 3- month-old daughter. bel mper's mother -- belcher's mother is now caring for the baby. denise? >> a private memorial service was held for belcher earlier today in kansas city. >>> actor frankie muniz is opening up about a recent health scare. the former malcolm in the middle star revealed to twitter that he suffered a, quote, mini stroke last week. he said he was taken to an arizona hospital after becoming blind in one eye and having trouble speaking. muniz turns 27 -- 27 years old today. >>> kidnapped and beaten to make home repairs? that is what a california man said happened to him. >> reporter: detectives say this morgan hill mansion was the scene of a full day of punches, death threats, kidnapping and home repair.
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 10:30am EST
of the land. lan but also begs the question of, do you want to spend your time trying to do the things it did not release him to pay off much in the last election? >> jason dick, emily goodin, thank you for being on "newsmakers." [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> we will show our conversation with luke messer today again at 6:00 p.m. eastern. coast chambers of congress are in -- both chambers of congress are in. the senate is in at 1:00 eastern time. votes are scheduled at 2:00 p.m. eastern. majority leader harry reid and minority leader mcconnell had set a deadline of 3:00 p.m. when they're planning to convene a caucus meetings and update members of the parties on a possible plan for taxes and spending on the new year. will bring you live coverage of the senate on c-span2 started at 1:00 eastern. in the house, the return of 2:00 p.m. you'll be considering a number of pieces of legislation. what the live coverage of the house here and c-span. next, retiring senator kent conrad reflects on his career in congress
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm EST
, is begging for money. -- that great project, is begging for money. this is the sort of thing that ought to be supported by the u.s. government. the final thing we need to do in terms of non state actors, al qaeda came closest to developing wmd when they were in control of territory in afghanistan. we have to keep groups like that from getting a base. >> chemical, i wonder if you could talk a little bit about nuclear terrorism. >> again, i am a scientist. i think it is a very small probability. i reject the idea of 1% or 50%. the chance of fukushima happening was less than 1%. it is a low probability, but a horrific consequences. i think if proliferation happens, as nuclear capabilities bread, you'll have more of the wherewithal for terrorists to exploit and therefore more opportunities. i would like to emphasize what was said, you have to deny the territory. that is the lesson in afghanistan. you don't want to give these people time and space to work on these kind of weapons. with that being said, if you look at sudan, somalia, a couple of places, is not an easy thing to accomplish. and
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 7:00pm EST
discussing the war on coal. that's a lot. why the false identity is the question that continues to be begged and hopefully we can answer. >> there wasn't a regulation that she didn't like and she didn't want to impose. >> can the coal companies breathe easier now? can we see new power generation happening in this country or are we going get someone just like her because they'll want to work for president obama? >> right. here's the thing. she was hailed by rolling stone as the most progressive ep achieve ever, but at the end of the day she was effectuating a radical agenda set by the president. this war on coal was set forth when he gave his shellacking press conference and said there were other ways to skin that cat. so you're going to get somebody who wants the job to effectuate his agenda and it won't be anybody much better, i suppose, but the good news may lie on what we find. there are 12,000 e-mails that by their very nature assuming the false identity that she didn't want the public to see and these on coal.00 e-mails addressing maybe there was news in there that was candid and becaus
PBS
Dec 14, 2012 12:00am PST
today-- insist that the president hasn't put forward spending cuts, one, it begs the question, what spending cuts have the republicans put forward? >> reporter: the president was asked if he was optimistic about reaching a deal. >> still a work in progress. >> reporter: but senate majority leader harry reid said republicans in congress should yield to public opinion about tax increases. >> speaker boehner knows or should know that the middle- class tax help that we have to pass would sail through the house of representatives. democrats would overwhelmingly vote for it. i would doubt there could be any democrat that would vote against it. and as we know from the chorus of republicans that are added to every day, more republicans join every day. >> reporter: in fact, new polls show americans do want compromise, and it's the democrats who hold the edge. an nbc/"wall street journal" poll released yesterday shows a majority. 65% say president obama has a mandate on both increasing taxes on the wealthy and reducing federal spending; a similar two-thirds are willing to accept tax increases
FOX News
Dec 18, 2012 3:00am PST
sister. >> steve: begging for information about her sister. outside of the school. she said that picture will hawn her for the rest of the her life because it brought her back to the moment and it will be an iconic photo. tell get worse for her. what about the rest of the soto's class they ran out of the build theyened up on the front lawn of psychicologist of jean rosen. >> steve: he had been in a diner and there is a picture of him after he realized what happened. and he found in the end of his driveway six of them sitting in a circle. we can't go back to school . mrs. soto is dead. he didn't know what to do. they were terrified. he didn't understand. and he was putting it together he tock them to his house and had them, a bus driver showed up and she had the phone numbers to the children's parents and they called the parents to let them know they were okay . he gave them juice and stuffed animals and he was there for them. >> gretchen: another mother came to his door and said i heard you had some of the surverifying children here at the home, did you have my child and he said he later
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
, this woman tells us. if someone has breakfast, they can't afford dinner. please, have mercy, they beg. on the street we meet four boys. they ask if we think it's safe enough for them to go back home. they talk of tanks firing and seeing other children lose limbs. they say what they have witnessed has made them all decide to be doctors, to save the victims of war. >> and the conflict in syria may be close to reaching a whole new level. that level would be the u.s. of chemical weapons against the syrian opposition. it's been a red line for the white house, and it's a growing concern for congressional leaders. >> the longer this conflict has gone, the worse it has gotten. all of those who argued for non-intervention because of the things that might happen have now happened because we failed to intervene. and the fact is that we have now reached a point where there are weapons of mass destruction that may be used and also there is a significant question about the security of these weapons, should bashar assad fall. >> we've sat for too long on the sidelines. we're now as americans getting
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
have mercy, they beg. on the street, we meet four boys that ask if we think it's safe enough for them to go back home. they talk of tanks firing and seeing other children lose limbs. they say what they've witnessed has made them all decide to be doctors, to save the victims of war. arwa damon, cnn, aleppo. >> and the conflict in syria may reach a new level with the possible threat of chemical weapons looming. earlier, i spoke with former senator george mitchell. he's president obama's former middle east envoy. i asked him what the u.s. can do to solve the crisis in syria. >> i believe the united states should not intervene millitarily in syria. that's what i said. i do not favor standing aside. there are many other ways in which we can and have been involved, primarily diplomatically, economically, and supporting other of our allies who are providing direct assistance to the rebels in syria. but i want to remind people, we just finished a ten-year war in iraq, we're trying to end a 12-year war in afghanistan. a military intervention by the united states now, to have a third war in the
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 1:00pm EST
, begging for a patch from congress. my theory is this is their way to push us into a flat tax system; right? >> you're correct. the amt is a different way of calculating the tax, taking your income saying we're not giving you many of the itemized deductions and have a different rate. there's been consistently an exemption amount which requires congress to pass a legislation each year to extend it. the exemption is not permanent in our tax code, and right now, it expired going back to january 1st, 2012 so we don't have it right now. >> do you think they could let it go? it's close. in prior years, we had the patch earlier on. >> absolutely, and the irs planned op the patch, and the computers are program the that way. if we don't get it, it not only impacts those who have to pay the amt, but delays refunds because the irs computers have to be reprogrammed. we slotly need the patch and quickly. >> at the same time, though, as dire as it has, they could pass the patch, and say january 15th, make it retroactive and we're fine. just delays the process. >> that's right. until the irs and people kn
FOX News
Dec 4, 2012 8:00am PST
for accommodating us, and thank you -- and please beg our forgiveness for the inconveniences. i'm sorry richard is not here, he's a dear friend and is doing a fine job as the president and ceo of the fed. i want to thank our panel hr*eutss i've just spent panel lists. i've spent a procee productive hour speaking with them. they are knowledgeable and capable and have important knowledge about immigration. i want to thank mark langdale who is the president of the george w. bush foundation, as well as jim glassman, and amity. one of the thing amity. one of the things of the bush administration is to attract bright minds. there is no brighter mind than amity. she is the energizer bunny. [laughter] >> i want to thank people who had faith in our abilities to build a last be place of action. the bush center is housed at smu, and our building will be peoening next april. i can't wait for you to see it. it's spectacular piece of architecture and a wonderful landscape. we are thankful to smu for its gracious hospitality. the institute, even though the building is not open the institute is up and running.
MSNBC
Dec 22, 2012 5:00am PST
with hundreds of millions of dollars in budget and ma niptive hollywood techniques are prop beg propagandizing americans. >> i want to get you agreeing with john mccain on something right after this break. i always wait until the last minute. can i still ship a gift in time for christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. wears off. [ female announcer ] stop searching and start repairing. eucerin professional repair moisturizes while actually repairing very dry skin. the end of trial and error has arrived. try a free sample at eucerinus.com. you know how painful heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier that helps block stomach acid from splashing up- relieving the pain quickly. try fast, long lasting gaviscon®. >>> spencer, respond to what glenn just said? >> i have no idea how people are going to see this. i try not to base my judgments based on what i presume other people se
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am EST
has increased which then begs for more investment at different speeds. how is that factored into your analysis about whether there's an efficiency and investing and whether it's the california corridor or another? >> we are still assessing the california's process, the rail authority process for for developing its ridership and revenue forecasts. but our sense is that largely filed their best practices after the impact inspector general has put a really nice guys out there, but, you know, it's inherently risky. your forecasting the future. it's an extreme accomplished undertaking. but that being said it's critical to determine the viability of our project. and i think the key to this is that you have to continually refined the as and as the project scope is being change. you just update the model, make sure that you have the state-of-the-art, if you will, and you just, as the economy changes, so you just constantly updating and refining and seeing if you need to tweak where things need to go. so that's the process that i think california is undertaking as well. >> let me just turn, be
MSNBC
Dec 27, 2012 3:00am PST
, congress. this is terrific stuff. kurt, stay with us, okay? can you. we're begging you, begging you. >> you're adding gravitas to this. >>> we'll also bring in nbc news political director, chuck todd, also nbc white house correspo corresponde correspondent. >>> first, dylan dreyer with the forecast. >> we are going to see a good amount of snow across northern new england today. another one to two feet of snow possible. because of that, we do have winter storm warnings once again in effect. and this storm is just continuing to wreak havoc on the airports. that's the problem with the holiday travelers all taking up the flights that were all canceled yesterday, still trying to make good on those today. rain showers across new york city, hartford up into boston, but it is all rain at this point. and the heaviest of the snow is falling where they want it most, up across the ski resorts. they've been lacking in snowfall so far this season. and we should end up with another one to two feet of snow. in southern new hampshire, southern vermont and southern maine, there is still the chance of another
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 12:00pm EST
-- and a pair of white boots. charlotte begged and begged to wear her new outfit early and on friday, december 14, the last day of charlotte's young life, her mother joann agreed. or parents like steve and rebecca kowalski, who lost their son chase. two days before the shooting chase was asked what he wanted for christmas and i understand he pointed to his two missing front teeth. any of us who have had the special blessing and joy of raising young children especially at holiday time can only imagine the unbearable sorry of these -- sorrow of these families who now and forever will have a child-sized hole in their hearts and lives. we offer them whatever small measure of comfort we can in knowing that you are not alone, that all across this country and world we pray for your healing and we hope that with time you and your families can come to understand and to live through the grief of this moment. we also think of other parents, parents who raised their young adult children to give back to their community and the next generation by being teachers. in addition to the heroics of the school prin
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 8:00pm EST
people, begging for money. i think you spend maybe one- third to one-half of your time asking people for money. that should not be the main objective of our job. we should be doing the job for the people instead of worrying about raising money. i do not know what the answer is. maybe limiting the terms of the campaign, i do not know what it is. you cannot limit the funding because of the first amendment. it is gone way beyond the pale. i think -- we have state representatives that are spending three-quarters of a million dollars for house in indiana. we have gone beyond where we should. >> in addition to your long service, you have been on foreign affairs. >> 30 years. >> a somewhat early association was with jesse helms. how did that alliance come together? let's start with that part of the story. >> i was always a strong anti- communists. i never liked fidel castro. i became chairman of the subcommittee on western hemisphere. i worked with some of my cuban- ileanaan friends, ke ros-lehtinen and bob menendez and we worked hard to put sanctions on castro to try to bring that regime d
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 11:00am PST
a message saying people are begging him to get back into politics so he'll run for prime minister again. he resigned as prien minister over a year ago at the height of his country's debt crisis. he's been linked to several scandals over the last few years. >>> if you won the lottery, withed you quit your job or keep it? >> i think i would keep mine. the second winner in last month' big powerball drawing says he likes his job and will keep working. the winner is a married man in his 30s who lives in arizona. he doesn't want to reveal his name or his identity. you can't really blame him for that. he and his wife will take home about $192 million before taxes. >>> and here's what's trending online today. the autopsy of murdered rapper notorious b.i.g. has been released 15 years after his death. among other things, it shows the rapper whose real name was christopher wallace, was shot four times but only one of the shots was fatal. >>> former florida governor charlie crist tweeted he has joined the democratic party. he had been affiliated with the republican and independent parties in the past.
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am EST
veterans like him who stand with locked arms begging us to pass this convention, we owe it to the disabled people across america and around the world to stand up once and again for the rights of the disabled and for expanding opportunity not just in america, but across the world. people say we are an exceptional nation. there's a little bit of aoeg ism in that -- egotism in that statement, but i believe it is -- i ask for 30 additional seconds. but i believe it is factual that america is an exceptional nation twhe steps forward in the -- when it steps forward in the belief that freedom, liberty and opportunity should be for everyone within our country and around the world. today is our chance. let no minor argument over some minor political issue stop us from focusing on the reality that what we are doing is historic not just for america but for the world. we owe it not just to bob dole. we owe it to the disabled veterans and the disabled community to stand up and say to the world join us. join us in expanding the reach of opportunity to those who have been left behind. i yield the floor.
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm EST
attack. that project, the great project is begging for money. it barely manages to get its basic budget of the year. and this is the sort of thing that i think ought to be supported by the u.s. government in a way that is not. and the final thing we need to do in terms of non-state actors is a al qaeda came the closest to developing wmd when they were in control of the territory in afghanistan which the time and space was to develop wmd to the you have to keep the groups like that. >> talking about the wmd attacks by the non-state actors, chemical, biological, i know in the formal weapons inspector you served on the international task force on the prevention of nuclear terrorism and i wonder if you could talk about the nuclear terrorism. how likely is it? >> again i am a scientist, so i think it is a very small probability to reject the idea 50%. i think it is much less than one but i also say the chance that fukushima happening was less than 1%. it is a low probability and a horrific consequences, and i think as the proliferation happens and the nuclear capabilities, several nuclear ca
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 7:00am EST
about. he was not as competent a person. host: i have been here a long time and i beg to disagree. we have been focused on the same issue with president bush. much of the last month we have focused on congress and the president and the fiscal clef. our decision today was to narrow it to look at what the president needs to do as he embarks on a second term. i welcome your opinion. please fill ahead. caller: he looks into the jobs situation. my number one priority for president obama is to have him look at the jobs situation. host: thank you for the call. a story per chelating last weekend, what is known as a supplemental spending bill that will move through congress. a $60.4 billion request for disaster aid came in on friday, weighed heavily for community development's to help new york and new jersey recover from hurricane sandy. most of the focus is on the immediate recovery, it includes $13 billion as a downpayment towards longer-term payments to protect against future disaster. the question this morning is, as the president begins on his second term, john is joining us from illinois
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am EST
of deductions on your taxes? caller code beg your pardon? host: do you take advantage of deductions? do you itemize? take the standard deduction? caller, i take advantage of deductions, but my point is it does not matter what you try to save, there is always a way for people to separate you from your money, no matter what you try. you can take a vantage of all kinds of deductions, taxes or any other opportunity that you can see to try to save money to try to survive and live, you know? but everyone has been -- there is just no representation. people have no one to represent them or stop these corporations from stealing your money from you. host: here is what independent says on twitter -- host: barry, it -- virginia, hello. caller: thank you for your quality program on c-span. i would suggest that the deduction that should be eliminated is an industry specific deduction. just one example would be in the oil industry. intangible drilling expense, many other industries have these. the problem is that once they get past them, they are not reviewed, they are just there for a very long time, pos
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 10:30am EST
with the in the tens of your question. >> it begs the question of why that happened. clearly, no specific follow-up overtime. -- over time. i think it was a combination of factors. while 1999 is certainly close to this decade -- in the world has changed drastically, and the risks associated with that world -- we're in a much more difficult and challenging position with respect to meeting the needs to be out there and engage, and in doing so in a way that our people are very specifically secure. >> there's a specific recommendation for a 10-year program and a very significant level of funding. specifically to meet the point that admiral mullen made. >> ambassador pickering, your report was extremely critical of the performance of some individuals. these bureaus to not exist in a vacuum. they're part of a hierarchical organization known as the department of state, and each has a chain of command. there are undersecretaries and deputy secretaries. what is the highest level at the department of state for you affix responsibility for what happened in benghazi? >> we fixed it at the assistant secretar
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 10:00am EST
. members spend an inordinate amount of time at their headquarters calling people, begging for money. i think you spend maybe one- third to one-half of your time asking people for money. that should not be the main objective of our job. we should be doing the job for the people instead of worrying about raising money. i do not know what the answer is. maybe limiting the terms of the campaign, i do not know what it is. you cannot limit the funding because of the first amendment. it is gone way beyond the pale. i think -- we have state representatives that are spending three-quarters of a million dollars for house seat in indiana. we have gone beyond where we should. >> in addition to your long service, you have been on foreign affairs. >> 30 years. >> a somewhat early association was with jesse helms. how did that alliance come together? let's start with that part of the story. >> i was always a strong anti- communists. i never liked fidel castro. i became chairman of the subcommittee on western hemisphere. i worked with some of my cuban- american friends, ileana ros- lehtinen and bob m
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 8:00am PST
that susan rice had nothing to do with benghazi and that the talking points were given to her. it really begs the question, why was she out there then? if she had nothing to do with this, she shouldn't have been the spokesperson. she got tripped up not only because of this, because of her record over the last several years. jon: let's interrupt this conversation to hear senator john mccain of arizona. he has been highly critical of susan rice. let's hear what he has to say about the benghazi report. >> -- surrounding the tragedy in benghazi. it has been more than three months after the attack that killed four americans in benghazi including ambassador chris stevens. the american people are beginning to get the answers they deserve but there are many more relevant questions surrounding this tragedy that still need to be answered. the report of the state department's accountability review board, or arb, is a serious and credible effort and identifies failures of both officials and institutions in the department. several people have lost their jobs, specific reforms have been identified to insur
FOX News
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
or not her sister -- doesn't know if her sister vicky is dead or alive. she's simply begging for information. she says seeing that photo, it's like reminder of that moment all over. it kills. >> gretchen: brian was just alluding to where the six children ended up who managed to escape. jean rosen had been out for breakfast. came home to his house. here he is finding out about the tragic news and sees these six children standing on his lawn. he thought they were part of a school play, maybe it was a skit they were doing. suddenly the kids were crying ask telling him our teacher is dead. we can't go back to school. what did he do? he brought them inside his home for safety. eventually a school bus driver came in, able to help him identify the children, gave them juice and stuffed animals. called their parents. the saddest part to me about this story is that later on, a parent came to his house and said, i understand that you have some children here who survived. was my child here? and he, unfortunately h to tell her no. >> steve: there is one other story that i saw this morning in the story re
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
side in almost the state of states. that's the real question and that's the question begged for the next 10 years with xi jinping in office. can that continue and grow? or can make it another decade out of the system? >> we really believe at least the administration, part of their success in being able to enact reform and address the growing disparity between haves and have knots between urban and rural people has to be opening up their markets, financial -- reform of the financial services are, less dependence and reliance on state owned or government owned businesses. greater protection for intellectual copyrights for their launch partners. not just american companies, but intellectual property rights of the veteran entrepreneurs because if their inventors and scientists are to create and invent after putting a lot of hard-earned money and time is spent into these discoveries and innovations, they want to make sure their products and and impatience ideas are stolen either. so what we're really pushing for is a level playing field for foreign companies, fair competition, ru
CNBC
Dec 26, 2012 9:00am EST
. i am begging somebody in washington, step up. be accountable. take responsibility. solve the root cause of these issues. get smart about your weight. >>> the graphic says it, market flash. welcome back to the program. let's look at best buy. the stock's not moving higher, but there are positive comments out there. rare positive comments from an analyst about the store upgrades. bby has been remodeling a number of stores. david chick says they are a real improvement from the old stores. he visited a bunch post, pre, and post remodel. he thinks these are pretty good. he believes they can help with the magnolia sales. their higher end store within a store. making positive comments about these remodels. still, not really helping the stock today. bby shares are down 33% just this quarter. seems like a buyout may be the only big-time hope for bby in the near term. >> brian, thank you for that. currency wars are back. japan's new prime minister is warning the bank of japan had must match efforts by both the u.s. fed and ecb to weaken their own respective currencies. a cnbc contributor an
CNN
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm PST
was arraigned and charged with second-degree murder. beg held withoutailntil hean is aparou ain. ot t ar on the front page of the "new york post" saw him trying to claw his way back onto a new york subway platform after he was shoved on to the tracks. seconds later the oncoming subway train struck and killed him. and the u.s. navy is moving warships to monitor the potential north korean launch of a long-range ballistic missile. the u.s.s. benfold and u.s.s. fitzgerald and two others might join them. north korea plans to launch a rocket between december 10th and 22nd claiming for science and research. and new jersey governor chris chr tooe. the two showed a unified front in the wake of the storm. and the royal baby watch, it is on. there you see a pregnant and smiling catherine, duchess of cambridge. she was in for acute morning sickness. prince charles says he is thrilled he's going to become a grandfather. and the baby will be the next in line to the throne after prince william and actually after prince charles as well. so there's a little bit of a line there. >> rather it's a boy or gi
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
. that would be the impact on it. because most of the money, the new money that that he would beg is to fund new spending. so i'm worried about this. i don't think that the leader of our nation, the one person elected by all the people, should be laying out a program to the american people that does not honestly deal with the debt threat that we have that, does not honestly lay out to the american people how we're on an unsustainable course, as every expert has said. it does not honestly talk with the american people about why medicare is in trouble, why social security is in trouble and what we need to do to fix it. our president won't even talk about that. and when somebody talks about it in a serious way to fix those programs, they get attacked by the white house. and this new budget doesn't do anything about it either. i think this is not good leadership, and i hope and i know senator mcconnell and speaker boehner have pleaded with the president to talk about these long-term systemic problems. social security, medicare, medicaid and interest on the debt is almost 60% of what we spend in
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 12:00pm EST
a project that's authorized, that has gone to the corps for study -- i beg your pardon? the presiding officer: the senator's time has expired. mrs. feinstein: may i ask for two minutes additional time, please. the presiding officer: is there objection? without objection. mrs. feinstein: thank you very much. would essentially take a corps project that has been authorized and the study is being done. once the study is concluded, t the -- and it is cost-effective, the corps proceeds to construction. with respect to mitigation, what this amendment does is, as i understand it, is remove that authorization. now, i could understand how the language before was overly bro broad. what senator boxer and i did in an earlier amendment was narrow that language and we've addressed the shortcoming of the provision by striking it with an earlier amendment. that's amendment number 3421 and replacing it with new text. so this new text no longer authorizes an undefined set of projects. rather, it directs funding to be utilized to construct projects in areas that suffered direct inundation impacts from hu
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